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Canada Growth Fund and Strathcona Resources to partner on carbon capture project

Canada Growth Fund and Strathcona Resources to partner on carbon capture project

CALGARY — The Canada Growth Fund is partnering with Strathcona Resources Ltd. on a carbon capture and sequestration project, with each group contributing up to $1 billion in funding.
Alberta's auditor finds province's surface water management ineffective

Alberta's auditor finds province's surface water management ineffective

EDMONTON — The provincial government's management of Alberta's increasingly stressed water resources is all wet, says the province's auditor general.
Defence suggests some of the guns seized from Coutts border blockade used for hunting

Defence suggests some of the guns seized from Coutts border blockade used for hunting

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A defence lawyer for one of two men accused of conspiracy to commit murder at the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., has suggested some of the guns seized by police were rifles used for hunting small game.
Renowned artist Alex Janvier, part of Indian Group of Seven, dies at age 89

Renowned artist Alex Janvier, part of Indian Group of Seven, dies at age 89

EDMONTON — Renowned artist Alex Janvier has died at the age of 89. Officials at the Assembly of First Nations annual general meeting announced his death and held a moment of silence on Wednesday.
More auto insurers could exit Alberta without system reforms: DBRS

More auto insurers could exit Alberta without system reforms: DBRS

CALGARY — As Alberta considers an overhaul of its troubled auto insurance system, a global credit rating agency is warning a "clear long-term solution" must be found or more insurers will depart the province.
Hockey Canada names Trevor Murphy vice-president of hockey development

Hockey Canada names Trevor Murphy vice-president of hockey development

CALGARY — Hockey Canada has hired Trevor Murphy as vice-president of hockey development. The governing body said in a statement Wednesday that Murphy will be tasked with leading the development of grassroots hockey across Canada.
'Perfect rat storm': Ontario cities seek ways to fight increasingly visible rats

'Perfect rat storm': Ontario cities seek ways to fight increasingly visible rats

Efforts are underway to combat growing rat populations in two of Ontario's largest cities, as the rodents that typically lurk underground become more visible thanks to a combination of construction and climate change.
ATCO Electric fined $3 million for unearned rate increases, overstating its costs

ATCO Electric fined $3 million for unearned rate increases, overstating its costs

A prominent Alberta company has agreed to pay $3 million in fines for misleading the province's utilities watchdog about its costs in two separate projects.
Murder-conspiracy trial hears prohibited gun seized at Coutts border blockade

Murder-conspiracy trial hears prohibited gun seized at Coutts border blockade

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A firearms expert told a murder-conspiracy trial Tuesday that a rifle seized in raids near the border blockade at Coutts, Alta., was a prohibited weapon. Bryan Hui with the RCMP national firearms lab in Surrey, B.C.
Manitoba Hydro names new CEO after parting ways with previous president

Manitoba Hydro names new CEO after parting ways with previous president

WINNIPEG — Manitoba Hydro, the province's Crown-owned energy corporation, has named a new president and chief executive officer to guide the utility through challenges that include a high debt load and a need for new energy production.